|The third excerpt represents the element of Water. It speaks of pure spiritual influences and feelings of love, and is drawn from 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne:
astounded when I consider that it can follow you to the bottom
of the seas."
"Where could one find greater solitude or silence, Professor?"
replied Captain Nemo. "Did your study in the Museum afford you
such perfect quiet?"
"No, sir; and I must confess that it is a very poor one after yours.
You must have six or seven thousand volumes here."
"Twelve thousand, M. Aronnax. These are the only ties which bind
me to the earth. But I had done with the world on the day
when my Nautilus plunged for the first time beneath the waters.
That day I bought my last volumes, my last pamphlets, my last papers,
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
|The fourth excerpt represents the element of Earth. It speaks of physical influences and the impact of the unseen on the visible world, and is drawn from King James Bible:
GAL 4:17 They zealously affect you, but not well; yea, they would
exclude you, that ye might affect them.
GAL 4:18 But it is good to be zealously affected always in a good
thing, and not only when I am present with you.
GAL 4:19 My little children, of whom I travail in birth again until
Christ be formed in you,
GAL 4:20 I desire to be present with you now, and to change my voice;
for I stand in doubt of you.
GAL 4:21 Tell me, ye that desire to be under the law, do ye not hear
King James Bible